Post-merger integration

Maximising value through financial expertise and organisational understanding

A smooth, reliable integration process is essential to realising the full value of an acquisition or merger. This means having clear objectives and a measurable definition of success. It also means having the right strategy, project governance, people, and targets in place. 

Our approach

We help businesses put together pragmatic and efficient approaches focused on value creation and business continuity that leverage the talent of your team.

Transactions come with high financial and operational expectations, yet they are highly complex in their execution. They require broad expertise and dedicated resources to plan, stage, and deliver integration efforts while leading people through change. To maximise the chances of success, it is crucial to understand integrations within the context of the wider organisation strategy, as represented below:

We will work with you to develop an ambitious yet realistic integration strategy for your acquisition, to help you move confidently through every deal cycle.

We will construct a tailored integration approach in line with the deal rationale: one that identifies value creation opportunities while outlining the associated challenges and risks. Through clear roadmaps for change and integration, we will help find the fastest, lowest risk route to a successful transition that allows you and your people to get on with your long-term business objectives.

The integration approach that we tailor for your business:

How we can help 

From due diligence to post-closing integration, our team emphasises collaboration to help you:

  • Develop a strong business case for the acquisition
  • Design and run a reliable Project Management Office to drive decision making, manage all interdependencies and activate your resources
  • Define and track synergies and initiatives to fulfil the business case
  • Design an operating model for the combined businesses
  • Create a change management plan that fosters successful integration
  • Address individual functional challenges across Sales & Marketing, Operations, Finance, HR, and IT

As a truly integrated firm, we will also deploy specialist teams to support you with the implementation of vital issues, such as a post-deal tax strategy, legal compliance and IT integration.

Get in touch 

If you would like to understand how our teams can support your business, please do not hesitate to get in touch. 

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